Cafe West, Workington
Café West gives people with learning disabilities the opportunity to gain work experience in a real commercial setting with appropriate support.
Our aim is to support each person on placement through an extensive training programme (over a fixed period of time) to develop their knowledge and skills in a way that will enable them to move on to employment in the open market.
Café West emphasis will be on providing a range of quality meals, snacks and afternoon teas using seasonal, nutritious produce.
We encourage people to have high aspirations, to value themselves and strive towards a more independent lifestyle.
Placements within Café West will be time specific, outcome focused, contain clear records of achievement /progression and demonstrate a clear pathway of transition.
Our specialist support focuses on:
• Independent living and social skills training
• Psychological support
• Vocational training
• Social support and network enhancement
Who to contact
Where to go
- Cafe West Library
- CA14 4ND
- Age Ranges
- 18 years plus